Just found out that I have been accepted to perform at this year’s Tease-O-Rama Burlesque Convention showcase! Woowee! What a thrilling way to come back and perform in the old hometown!
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The following is a wonderful story by Betsy Holland Gehman, vaudevillian and Broadway chorus girl (and Princess Farhana’s mom). It’s a glimpse of her experience working in the waning vaudeville circuit in the 1940’s. My many thanks to Princess Farhana and Augusta for allowing me to repost this. V A U D E V I […]
It has been a whirlwind weekend! So much so that after two after party nights/mornings in a row, we couldn’t even make it to any of the Sunday day events before driving home. (On the plus side, we got to visit an old friend of Jake’s, check out the new house, and I got to […]
Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Miss Viva Las Vegas burlesque competition! 3rd place: Miss Ravenna Black (Seattle) 2nd place: Bunny Bravo (Los Angeles/Orange County) Miss Viva Las Vegas 2008: Dizzy Von Damn (Los Angeles) Photo by Betty C Quick quips: An honorable mention goes to Bunny Pistol (San Francisco) for her memorably stubborn […]
The boards are lively with another round of debates and discussions. The perpetual hot topic: Stripping. Or stripper-ing. As in, what’s the difference between a burlesque performer/strip-teaser and a strip-joint stripper? Is there a difference? Can or should a burlesque performer identify herself one and not the other? And what, if anything, is wrong with […]